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[Update: Now it's cheaper] Deal Alert: Get a 75" Sony LED UHD Android TV from Best Buy for $2150 today ($650 off)

[Update: Now it's cheaper] Deal Alert: Get a 75" Sony LED UHD Android TV from Best Buy for $2150 today ($650 off)

Update 1: 2017/04/24 7:36pm PDT The TV is now an additional $50 cheaper over at Best Buy, bringing the total amount saved to $700. It's still a hefty $2,099.99, but some savings is better
Super Mario Run's first update adds Google Play achievements, more Toads, and not much else

Super Mario Run's first update adds Google Play achievements, more Toads, and not much else

Everyone was begging Nintendo for years to just start releasing mobile games. It's doing that now, but Super Mario Run was not exactly what the general gaming public wanted. Still, it's not bad as
dbrand debuts grippy new Black Dragon skin, offers 20% off storewide until midnight ET

dbrand debuts grippy new Black Dragon skin, offers 20% off storewide until midnight ET

People tend to think that vinyl skins for their slippery smartphones will greatly increase grip, but that's just not true. Sure, a skin will protect your $700 piece of glass and metal from
The Nvidia SHIELD TV can now stream 4K content from Google Play Movies

The Nvidia SHIELD TV can now stream 4K content from Google Play Movies

Nvidia's SHIELD (not to be confused with the SHIELD Portable or SHIELD Tablet) is probably the best Android TV box on the market, and definitely the best when it comes to 4K content. Now the SHIELD
The Sony Xperia XA1 is now available for pre-order from Amazon and Best Buy, will be released May 1

The Sony Xperia XA1 is now available for pre-order from Amazon and Best Buy, will be released May 1

Back in February, Sony announced two new budget phones - the XA1 and XA1 Ultra. Comparable to the Moto G and G Plus respectively, Sony calls these devices "super mid-range." Now the XA1 has showed up
Some Galaxy S8 and S8+ users are having problems with Qi wireless charging

Some Galaxy S8 and S8+ users are having problems with Qi wireless charging

A number of users on Samsung's forums and XDA have been reporting issues with some Qi chargers, including those manufactured by Samsung. Some devices aren't able to make use of Qi's Fast Charge
[Deal Alert] Here are 35 temporarily free and 26 on-sale apps to get your week going

[Deal Alert] Here are 35 temporarily free and 26 on-sale apps to get your week going

It's the start of a new week and it's time for another round of free and on-sale apps. For some of us, the semester is starting to wind down with finals on the horizon. So whether you have a case of
Google announces finalists for 2017 Google Play awards

Google announces finalists for 2017 Google Play awards

There are going to be a lot of cool things going on at Google I/O in a few weeks... and also the Google Play Awards. I don't mean to imply this annual tradition has no value, but do you remember what
11 new and notable Android apps from the last week (4/18/17 - 4/24/17)

11 new and notable Android apps from the last week (4/18/17 - 4/24/17)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Please wait for this page to load in full in order to see
Should Progressive Web Apps be allowed in the Play Store?

Should Progressive Web Apps be allowed in the Play Store?

When the iPhone was first released, there wasn't an App Store. During the announcement at WWDC 2007, Steve Jobs said that web apps would be the only development platform for the iPhone. The decision
Local reviews are now translated to your preferred language automatically

Local reviews are now translated to your preferred language automatically

Google's local reviews can be a useful way to decide where to go and what to see when traveling, but what if you don't speak the language where you are? You can fumble with Google Translate to copy
Verizon updates Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge to Android 7.0 Nougat

Verizon updates Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge to Android 7.0 Nougat

Update season for carrier locked Samsung Galaxy devices is in full swing. Having just updated the Galaxy Note5 and S6 edge+ to the latest version of Android, Verizon now turns its attention to the
Amazon launches 'Subscribe with Amazon' to sell third-party subscriptions

Amazon launches 'Subscribe with Amazon' to sell third-party subscriptions

Amazon has been selling Prime subscriptions for years, but Amazon has to, like, do stuff for you when you're a Prime member. Wouldn't it be nice if Amazon could sell subscriptions for other companies
Google unveils new YI HALO VR camera for their Jump platform

Google unveils new YI HALO VR camera for their Jump platform

Back in 2015 at I/O, and just after announcing Cardboard, Google rolled out Jump. At the time the hardware that accompanied it was the GoPro Odyssey, a big circular contraption containing 16 GoPro
Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders top previous S7 record by 30%

Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders top previous S7 record by 30%

After the fallout from the total recall of the defective Samsung Galaxy Note7, many observers worried that the company's reputation could be permanently damaged, leading to a lack of confidence in
[Update: Winners] Giveaway: Win one of three NCAA football helmet shaped Bluetooth speakers from Nima Athletics - total value $700

[Update: Winners] Giveaway: Win one of three NCAA football helmet shaped Bluetooth speakers from Nima Athletics - total value $700

If you love your team, you know that there's no such thing as too many logos around your house or tailgate. That's why I know you are going to love this giveaway if you're a big college football fan.
You can still remap the Galaxy S8's Bixby button, but it's a messy hack

You can still remap the Galaxy S8's Bixby button, but it's a messy hack

Samsung announced the Bixby assistant several weeks ahead of the Galaxy S8 launch. We were told at the time this feature would let you control apps by voice and get contextual information. It doesn't
I went to a protest that had its own app

I went to a protest that had its own app

Technology has become part of our culture and how we organize. We make use of Google Calendar or Outlook to coordinate schedules, send invitations to events via Facebook and Google+, and we settle bar
Try your hand at Card Thief, a stealthy new solitaire game from the creator of Card Crawl

Try your hand at Card Thief, a stealthy new solitaire game from the creator of Card Crawl

Card Thief is a new solitaire game from the creator of Card Crawl. Unlike Card Crawl's dungeon crawling themed gameplay, Card Thief is focused more on a stealthy risk/reward mechanic. You will be
Google Fit v1.64 for Wear 2.0 can now identify strength training exercises and automatically count reps [APK Download]

Google Fit v1.64 for Wear 2.0 can now identify strength training exercises and automatically count reps [APK Download]

Google Fit stands as one of Google's only flagship apps on Android Wear, and may be the only one of its apps that matters more on a watch than it does on a phone. There's a new version of the app